Washington is courting a dictator in order to continue its war in Afghanistan.
Are China and the United States playing a new great game in Central Asia or do the two powers have more in common in the region than even they currently realize?
The White House promised a nonpolitical speech on 9/11. So why was the president talking about Iraq?
Shrinking oil supplies are heightening U.S. interest in making energy investments in the newly independent republics of the Caspian Sea basin, but for now that’s ill-advised.
U.S. arms export policy was established to protect national security, but has become increasingly focused on commercial interests.